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Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher

By Recode

A show about tech and media's key players, big ideas, and how they're changing the world we live in. One of tech's most prominent journalists, Kara Swisher, is known for her insightful reporting and straight-shooting style. Listen in as she hosts hard-hitting interviews with influential business leaders and outspoken personalities from media, politics, and more.

  1. 1.
    'Will & Grace' co-star Sean Hayes10/22/2018
    1:11:55
  2. 2.
    23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki10/20/2018
    45:15
  3. 3.
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti10/17/2018
    49:28
  4. 4.
    AnchorFree CEO David Gorodyansky10/15/2018
    45:39
  5. 5.
    2U CEO Chip Paucek10/13/2018
    46:12
  6. 6.
    Pivot: Google's data breach, Facebook Portal and Taylor Swift10/12/2018
    31:23
  7. 7.
    Former Cisco CEO John Chambers10/10/2018
    58:17
  8. 8.
    'Sorry to Bother You' director Boots Riley10/08/2018
    1:14:17
  1. 9.
    Rep. Ro Khanna explains his internet bill of rights10/06/2018
    44:24
  2. 10.
    'Winners Take All' author Anand Giridharadas10/03/2018
    56:27
  3. 11.
    'Full Frontal' host Samantha Bee10/01/2018
    47:35
  4. 12.
    Square CFO Sarah Friar and Instacart CEO Apoorva Mehta09/29/2018
    1:09:04
  5. 13.
    Jawbone Health CEO Hosain Rahman09/26/2018
    1:04:35
  6. 14.
    Bonus: Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom in 201709/25/2018
    1:04:29
  7. 15.
    World Bank Group president Jim Yong Kim09/24/2018
    56:28
  8. 16.
    The NYT's Maggie Haberman, HuffPost's Lydia Polgreen and actor Jane Lynch09/22/2018
    58:46
  9. 17.
    'Swiped' director Nancy Jo Sales09/19/2018
    58:14
  10. 18.
    'AI Superpowers' author Kai-Fu Lee09/17/2018
    50:09
  11. 19.
    Nicole Wong, former deputy CTO of the United States09/12/2018
    57:22
  12. 20.
    'Big Game' author Mark Leibovich09/10/2018
    1:00:00
  13. 21.
    Slack chief product officer April Underwood09/05/2018
    1:05:18
  14. 22.
    Sleeping Giants founder Matt Rivitz09/03/2018
    54:08
  15. 23.
    U.S. Justice Department antitrust lawyer Makan Delrahim09/01/2018
    1:00:51
  16. 24.
    'Temp' author Louis Hyman08/29/2018
    52:45
  17. 25.
    Maker Faire founder Dale Dougherty and Make Magazine editor Mike Senese08/27/2018
    55:18
  18. 26.
    Haystack founder Semil Shah08/25/2018
    55:00
  19. 27.
    Senator Ron Wyden08/22/2018
    35:01
  20. 28.
    'High Growth Handbook' author Elad Gil08/20/2018
    57:28
  21. 29.
    Andrew Moore, dean of Carnegie Mellon's School of Computer Science08/18/2018
    45:42
  22. 30.
    Glassdoor CEO Robert Hohman08/15/2018
    51:48
  23. 31.
    Dr. Jen Gunter, OB/GYN and the internet's favorite Goop critic08/13/2018
    54:42
  24. 32.
    Uber Eats boss Jason Droege08/08/2018
    47:27
  25. 33.
    Sidecar co-founder Sunil Paul08/06/2018
    57:36
  26. 34.
    Grab co-founder Hooi Ling Tan08/01/2018
    28:07
  27. 35.
    'General Magic' directors Sarah Kerruish and Matt Maude07/30/2018
    47:01
  28. 36.
    'The Billionaire Raj' author James Crabtree07/28/2018
    46:26
  29. 37.
    WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg07/25/2018
    57:29
  30. 38.
    'Valley of Genius' author Adam Fisher07/23/2018
    59:27
  31. 39.
    Alibaba exec Joe Tsai (Live at Code 2018)07/21/2018
    31:40
  32. 40.
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: The Kara Swisher interview07/18/2018
    1:22:00
  33. 41.
    How social media bots could tank your stock price07/16/2018
    48:36
  34. 42.
    Tinder parent company Match Group prepares for battle with Facebook07/14/2018
    54:17
  35. 43.
    Why do some in the tech community support universal basic income? They're 'terrified' about the future.07/11/2018
    51:42
  36. 44.
    Why Craigslist founder Craig Newmark is donating millions for journalism07/09/2018
    51:43
  37. 45.
    Box CEO Aaron Levie talks tech regulation and the future of jobs07/07/2018
    1:04:30
  38. 46.
    Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky (Live at Code 2018)07/04/2018
    40:25
  39. 47.
    Matt Cutts: Why more tech workers should come to D.C.07/02/2018
    48:21
  40. 48.
    Psychologist Adam Grant: Your company’s culture isn’t unique06/30/2018
    49:01
  41. 49.
    How Nat Geo uses Instagram to stay relevant06/27/2018
    55:28
  42. 50.
    How Silicon Valley is responding to the immigration crisis06/25/2018
    56:23
  43. 51.
    Microsoft President Brad Smith (Live at Code 2018)06/23/2018
    38:54
  44. 52.
    Tom Peters, management expert and author of ‘The Excellence Dividend’06/20/2018
    53:26
  45. 53.
    Michael Barbaro, host of the New York Times podcast The Daily (Live)06/18/2018
    1:09:47
  46. 54.
    Stitch Fix CEO Katrina Lake (Live at Code 2018)06/16/2018
    31:42
  47. 55.
    Linda McMahon, U.S. Small Business Administrator (Live at Code 2018)06/13/2018
    41:45
  48. 56.
    U.S. Senator Mark Warner (Live at Code 2018)06/11/2018
    43:17
  49. 57.
    How tech can fix its diversity problem: The Code 2018 panel06/09/2018
    43:18
  50. 58.
    From Ben Franklin to Google: Jessica Weisberg traces the history of advice in ‘Asking for a Friend’06/06/2018
    50:13
  51. 59.
    Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi (Live at Code 2018)06/04/2018
    39:19
  52. 60.
    Snap CEO Evan Spiegel (Live at Code 2018)06/02/2018
    44:32
  53. 61.
    How to save American jobs in the age of disruption05/30/2018
    1:03:37
  54. 62.
    General Michael Hayden on Donald Trump’s ‘assault on intelligence’05/28/2018
    1:02:50
  55. 63.
    Congressman Ro Khanna: We need an 'internet bill of rights'05/26/2018
    55:15
  56. 64.
    How to succeed in tech: Be lucky and ruthless05/23/2018
    52:04
  57. 65.
    John Carreyrou on lies and 'Bad Blood' at Theranos05/21/2018
    1:06:24
  58. 66.
    Recode Media: Robin Williams biographer Dave Itzkoff05/19/2018
    50:01
  59. 67.
    Michael Pollan: LSD and other psychedelics inspired some of Silicon Valley’s greatest inventions05/16/2018
    1:03:23
  60. 68.
    John Doerr: How to run your company like Bill Gates or Bono05/14/2018
    59:55
  61. 69.
    How 'Microtrends' affect everything, from marriage to Trump05/12/2018
    1:05:47
  62. 70.
    Tech execs are ‘weenies,’ Patagonia CEO Rose Marcario says05/09/2018
    48:45
  63. 71.
    Why 'Lean In: The Movie' didn't happen (Nell Scovell, author, 'Just the Funny Parts')05/07/2018
    1:07:26
  64. 72.
    José Andrés on feeding Puerto Rico and the 'power of food' (Live)05/05/2018
    1:00:08
  65. 73.
    Ronan Farrow on ‘War on Peace,’ Harvey Weinstein and winning a Pulitzer05/02/2018
    1:13:34
  66. 74.
    Sally Kohn on 'The Opposite of Hate,' Fox News and Joy Reid04/30/2018
    1:19:44
  67. 75.
    New York Times tech columnist Farhad Manjoo explains the 'Frightful Five'04/28/2018
    1:06:50
  68. 76.
    Silicon Valley’s first disruptors (John Hennessy and Dave Patterson, winners, 2017 Turing Award)04/25/2018
    53:53
  69. 77.
    The dark side of dating apps (Joanna Coles, author, 'Love Rules')04/23/2018
    1:07:22
  70. 78.
    The ‘invisible startups’ of LA Tech (Mark Suster, managing partner, Upfront Ventures)04/18/2018
    1:09:32
  71. 79.
    BlackBerry CEO John Chen wants somebody to make a new BlackBerry04/16/2018
    53:09
  72. 80.
    Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman: Silicon Valley has 'lost its purpose'04/11/2018
    54:52
  73. 81.
    Hillary Clinton advisor and "Dear Madam President" author Jennifer Palmieri 04/09/2018
    1:10:49
  74. 82.
    Apple CEO Tim Cook: The uncut 'Revolution' interview04/07/2018
    1:16:55
  75. 83.
    Google CEO Sundar Pichai and YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki (Live)04/04/2018
    50:32
  76. 84.
    Former White House advisor Valerie Jarrett: Trump won. What now?04/02/2018
    1:09:25
  77. 85.
    Maria Shriver and Christina Schwarzenegger discuss 'Take Your Pills'03/31/2018
    49:53
  78. 86.
    Flying cars are the future of military transportation03/28/2018
    54:13
  79. 87.
    What men and women need to know about working together03/26/2018
    1:05:34
  80. 88.
    Therapist Esther Perel: Tinder and Instagram are 'crippling' our relationships03/21/2018
    56:02
  81. 89.
    Anthony 'The Mooch' Scaramucci: Trump has secret admirers in Silicon Valley03/19/2018
    1:29:42
  82. 90.
    CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on sex, #MeToo and North Korea (Live from SXSW)03/17/2018
    59:29
  83. 91.
    Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes: Why guaranteed income makes sense03/14/2018
    1:02:39
  84. 92.
    Sen. Chuck Schumer on Amazon, net neutrality and the 2018 midterms03/12/2018
    44:37
  85. 93.
    Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg on techlash and #MeToo (Live)03/07/2018
    34:10
  86. 94.
    Is 'Uber meets Harvard' the future of learning?03/05/2018
    49:25
  87. 95.
    Why Katie Couric left Yahoo02/28/2018
    1:17:51
  88. 96.
    Can an alt-weekly newspaper survive in 2018?02/26/2018
    51:39
  89. 97.
    What’s missing from the startup ecosystem? (Jennifer Fonstad, co-founder, Aspect Ventures)02/21/2018
    54:36
  90. 98.
    Why cryptocurrencies matter (Sarah Tavel, partner, Benchmark)02/19/2018
    1:11:32
  91. 99.
    HuffPost editor in chief Lydia Polgreen (Live at Code Media 2018)02/17/2018
    41:18
  92. 100.
    YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki (Live at Code Media 2018)02/14/2018
    42:57
  93. 101.
    How VR can change your brain (Jeremy Bailenson, author, 'Experience on Demand')02/12/2018
    49:22
  94. 102.
    What Abraham Lincoln and Rachel Carson can teach us about leadership02/07/2018
    1:01:58
  95. 103.
    How to fix Silicon Valley's 'Brotopia'02/05/2018
    1:06:00
  96. 104.
    Tech is now a weapon for propaganda (Dipayan Ghosh and Ben Scott, co-authors, ‘Digital Deceit’)01/31/2018
    1:01:31
  97. 105.
    Social media can't surprise us anymore (Chuck Todd, moderator, 'Meet the Press')01/29/2018
    1:09:19
  98. 106.
    What's funny about Trump? (Alexandra Petri, columnist, the Washington Post)01/24/2018
    52:38
  99. 107.
    How to fix the problems caused by tech (Andrew Keen, author, 'How to Fix the Future')01/22/2018
    1:03:56
  100. 108.
    Where’s the money in online comedy? (Gregg Spiridellis, CEO, JibJab)01/17/2018
    1:02:43
  101. 109.
    Sex, the internet and the 1990s (David Friend, author, ‘The Naughty Nineties’)01/15/2018
    1:01:03
  102. 110.
    I quit Google to be a comedian (Sarah Cooper, author, "100 Tricks To Appear Smart in Meetings”)01/10/2018
    1:08:43
  103. 111.
    How to fix your company's culture (Patty McCord, author, "Powerful")01/08/2018
    1:07:56
  104. 112.
    Silicon Valley can't take a joke (Dick Costolo, CEO, Chorus)01/03/2018
    1:04:39
  105. 113.
    Kara Swisher visits the Longform Podcast (Live)01/01/2018
    56:58
  106. 114.
    Why Grindr started a magazine (Zach Stafford and Trish Bendix, editors, Into)12/27/2017
    1:04:48
  107. 115.
    Uber's Tony West and Eric Holder on exposing wrongdoing (Live)12/25/2017
    33:24
  108. 116.
    Sports columnist Christine Brennan previews her 18th consecutive Olympics12/23/2017
    1:07:14
  109. 117.
    Bitcoin is just getting started (Megan Quinn, general partner, Spark Capital)12/20/2017
    1:25:03
  110. 118.
    Silicon Valley is threatening democracy (Noam Cohen, author, 'The Know-It-Alls')12/18/2017
    49:58
  111. 119.
    The future of the audio industry (Andrew Mason, CEO, Descript)12/13/2017
    1:05:25
  112. 120.
    Kara Swisher visits Pod Save America (Live)12/11/2017
    19:31
  113. 121.
    Elon Musk was once like you (Daniel Gross, partner, Y Combinator)12/06/2017
    1:07:53
  114. 122.
    The amazing stories of Silicon Valley's 'Troublemakers' (Leslie Berlin, historian, Stanford University)12/04/2017
    59:45
  115. 123.
    Margrethe Vestager: 'This is the biggest wake-up call we've ever had'11/29/2017
    18:17
  116. 124.
    How Reid Hoffman would fix social media (Live)11/27/2017
    42:40
  117. 125.
    Greta Van Susteren is not giving up on social media11/22/2017
    59:04
  118. 126.
    Why magazine mogul Tina Brown is 'angry and upset' at Google and Facebook11/20/2017
    1:13:43
  119. 127.
    How tech is changing state politics (Stacey Abrams, candidate for governor, Georgia)11/15/2017
    1:04:18
  120. 128.
    How to fight extremism online (Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO, Anti-Defamation League)11/13/2017
    1:03:49
  121. 129.
    Journalists covering Trump need to ‘tone it down’ (Katy Tur, author, ‘Unbelievable.’)11/08/2017
    1:03:19
  122. 130.
    A 'magical formula' for better decision-making (Ray Dalio, author, 'Principles: Life and Work')11/06/2017
    1:06:41
  123. 131.
    Silicon Valley's D.C. showdown, explained (Luther Lowe, Yelp; Beth Wilkinson, Wilkinson Walsh Eskovitz)11/01/2017
    1:09:28
  124. 132.
    Why I'm not afraid of Amazon (David Rosenblatt, CEO, 1stdibs)10/30/2017
    55:58
  125. 133.
    Can Silicon Valley get its mojo back? (Live)10/25/2017
    38:55
  126. 134.
    What Leonardo da Vinci can teach us about tech (Walter Isaacson, author, 'Leonardo da Vinci')10/23/2017
    1:11:11
  127. 135.
    Tech elites are heading for a 'big backlash' (Tim O'Reilly, author, 'WTF?')10/18/2017
    48:05
  128. 136.
    Why the 'Google memo' author had to be fired (Susan Wojcicki, CEO, YouTube)10/16/2017
    1:04:03
  129. 137.
    Broadcast TV is not dead (Ilene Chaiken, showrunner, ‘Empire’)10/11/2017
    1:07:32
  130. 138.
    Why Shonda Rhimes left ABC for Netflix (Live)10/09/2017
    43:04
  131. 139.
    Jared Leto on playing a tech trillionaire in 'Blade Runner 2049'10/07/2017
    31:20
  132. 140.
    “Free speech” is cheap (Ellen Pao, author, “Reset”)10/02/2017
    1:07:57
  133. 141.
    God, the Washington Post and the meaning of life (Sally Quinn, author, "Finding Magic")09/27/2017
    1:05:33
  134. 142.
    Donald Trump, explained (Maggie Haberman, New York Times, and David Fahrenthold, Washington Post)09/25/2017
    1:07:21
  135. 143.
    Why one investor is 'cringing' at tech IPOs (Maha Ibrahim, general partner, Canaan)09/18/2017
    1:03:16
  136. 144.
    What Amazon should buy next (Scott Galloway, author, “The Four”)09/11/2017
    1:09:09
  137. 145.
    The race for self-driving cars is on (Chris Urmson, CEO, Aurora)09/04/2017
    1:05:08
  138. 146.
    Venture capital is headed for a ‘huge, rude awakening' (Chamath Palihapitiya, CEO, Social Capital)08/28/2017
    1:16:18
  139. 147.
    The future of tech jobs in coal country08/21/2017
    1:06:43
  140. 148.
    Lyft will always have human drivers (Taggart Matthiesen, director of product, Lyft)08/14/2017
    59:43
  141. 149.
    You don't have to lead like Steve Jobs (Chris Kuenne and John Danner, authors, 'Built for Growth')08/07/2017
    55:30
  142. 150.
    What tech gets wrong about harassment (Erica Baker, director of engineering, Kickstarter; Sarah Kunst, CEO, ProDay)07/31/2017
    1:15:00
  143. 151.
    How Uber is trying to fix itself (Frances Frei, SVP of leadership and strategy, Uber)07/26/2017
    1:30:20
  144. 152.
    Government should fight tech’s ‘corporate villainy’ (Cory Booker, U.S. Senator)07/24/2017
    1:08:41
  145. 153.
    How humans and AI can work together (Tolga Kurtoglu, CEO, PARC)07/17/2017
    49:50
  146. 154.
    What Russians really think of America (Lisa Dickey, author, 'Bears in the Streets')07/10/2017
    57:41
  147. 155.
    Silicon Valley should think like Spider-Man (Reid Hoffman, partner, Greylock)07/03/2017
    1:11:18
  148. 156.
    Uber can change (Adam Lashinsky, author, 'Wild Ride')06/26/2017
    1:13:08
  149. 157.
    BONUS: Cecile Richards, president, Planned Parenthood Federation of America (Code Conference 2017)06/25/2017
    33:58
  150. 158.
    How to shift a big tech company to the cloud (Mark Hurd, co-CEO, Oracle)06/19/2017
    57:26
  151. 159.
    BONUS: Jill Soloway, creator, 'Transparent' (Code Conference 2017)06/17/2017
    31:14
  152. 160.
    Google is God, Facebook is love and Amazon will be worth $1 trillion (Scott Galloway, founder, L2)06/12/2017
    58:23
  153. 161.
    BONUS Hillary Clinton, former U.S. Secretary of State (Code Conference 2017)06/10/2017
    1:17:28
  154. 162.
    Did Instagram copy Snapchat? (Kevin Systrom, CEO, Instagram)06/05/2017
    1:09:36
  155. 163.
    Why cute robots are important for the entire tech industry (Boris Sofman, CEO, Anki)05/29/2017
    59:55
  156. 164.
    Can Facebook help you talk to businesses? (David Marcus, VP of Messaging, Facebook)05/22/2017
    55:07
  157. 165.
    America's immigration policies are hurting startups (Patrick Collison, CEO, Stripe)05/15/2017
    1:06:21
  158. 166.
    Behind the scenes of 'The Handmaid's Tale'05/10/2017
    59:16
  159. 167.
    Sheryl Sandberg on setbacks, grief and 'Option B'05/08/2017
    1:03:05
  160. 168.
    FCC Chairman Ajit Pai: We need a 'lighter touch' to internet regulation05/04/2017
    34:16
  161. 169.
    How 'Dear Evan Hansen' brought social media to Broadway05/01/2017
    1:07:11
  162. 170.
    How 'Silicon Valley' stays current (Mike Judge, Thomas Middleditch, Kumail Nanijani and more)04/26/2017
    49:48
  163. 171.
    'Silicon Valley’ is more than ‘d*ck jokes’ (Matt Ross, actor/director)04/24/2017
    1:05:43
  164. 172.
    How tech can reshape American politics (Steve Hilton, CEO, Crowdpac)04/19/2017
    1:05:59
  165. 173.
    Rep. Ro Khanna: Silicon Valley should give back to all Americans04/17/2017
    1:11:23
  166. 174.
    Diversity isn't an 'add-on' (Laura Weidman Powers, CEO, Code2040)04/12/2017
    47:47
  167. 175.
    Why CEOs need to stand up to Trump (Bijan Sabet, general partner, Spark Capital)04/10/2017
    55:14
  168. 176.
    Nextdoor CEO Nirav Tolia talks about adversity and Uber CEO Travis Kalanick04/05/2017
    1:01:48
  169. 177.
    Don’t have anything nice to say? Say it! (Kim Malone Scott, author, ‘Radical Candor’)04/03/2017
    1:17:31
  170. 178.
    What tech can do about homelessness (Daniel Lurie, CEO, Tipping Point Community) 03/27/2017
    54:34
  171. 179.
    How HBO's 'Veep' is reacting to Trump (Live at SXSW)03/20/2017
    1:10:50
  172. 180.
    Crooked Media founders: We're podcasting the Trump resistance (Live at SXSW)03/15/2017
    1:06:45
  173. 181.
    Who's buying whom in media and tech (Quincy Smith, partner, Code Advisors)03/13/2017
    54:54
  174. 182.
    How to beat Amazon (Ron Johnson, CEO, Enjoy)03/06/2017
    1:07:38
  175. 183.
    The internet must be preserved (Brewster Kahle, chairman, The Internet Archive)03/01/2017
    53:52
  176. 184.
    How to make social media sane again (Sue Decker, Raftr founder, and Michael Dearing, investor)02/27/2017
    44:49
  177. 185.
    Silicon Valley is 'an isolated bubble' (Jeremy Liew, partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners)02/22/2017
    54:50
  178. 186.
    Uber's looming 'existential crisis' (Brad Stone, author, 'The Upstarts’)02/20/2017
    1:14:48
  179. 187.
    Countries that fear immigrants are killing innovation (Rolf Schrömgens, co-founder, Trivago)02/15/2017
    46:51
  180. 188.
    Facebook's News Feed is like junk food (Mike McCue, CEO, Flipboard)02/13/2017
    1:00:05
  181. 189.
    BONUS: 'Fun Home' author Alison Bechdel thought a fan was her Uber02/08/2017
    32:40
  182. 190.
    We need robots to take our jobs (John Markoff, ex-reporter, The New York Times)02/06/2017
    58:10
  183. 191.
    How you get addicted to apps (Tristan Harris, founder, Time Well Spent)01/30/2017
    1:07:42
  184. 192.
    Social media makes us miserable (Tim Ferriss, author, "Tools of Titans")01/23/2017
    1:08:24
  185. 193.
    Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx: The exit interview01/16/2017
    1:06:52
  186. 194.
    You don't need to own all your clothes (Jennifer Hyman, CEO, Rent the Runway)01/09/2017
    53:41
  187. 195.
    Doctors should think like mechanics (Othman Laraki, CEO, Color)01/02/2017
    42:12
  188. 196.
    Can social media bring us together again after ripping us apart? (Orkut Büyükkökten, Founder, Hello)12/27/2016
    38:47
  189. 197.
    Tom Friedman: The internet is an 'open sewer’12/19/2016
    55:33
  190. 198.
    Reddit CEO Steve Huffman: A 'toxic minority' ruins social media for everyone12/12/2016
    52:09
  191. 199.
    Wearables can save your life (Vic Gundotra, CEO, AliveCor)12/05/2016
    1:02:30
  192. 200.
    What Trump means for tech (Hilary Rosen and Juleanna Glover, political consultants)11/28/2016
    51:08

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